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Pearl Secret


Gr.2 winning sprinter by speed sire Compton Place


Fee: £4,000 1st October

Pearl Secret Profile

Pearl Secret

Compton Place ex Our Little Secret

2009, 16.0hh

CONSISTENT 5F STAKES WINNER

Won 3 Group/Stakes races and Gr.1 placed 3 times, all over 5f. Beating over 60 Group winners, including 16 Gr.1 winners.

OUT OF A 5F STAKES WINNING MARE

From the family of Dutch Art.

HIS SIRE’S NATURAL SUCCESSOR AT STUD

Daniel Creighton

07597 945219

Pearl Secret Pedigree

A RARE DESCENDANT OF THE SUCCESSFUL AND COMMERCIAL BYERLEY TURK SIRE-LINE

COMPTON PLACE INDIAN RIDGE AHONOORA
HILLBROW
NOSEY NEBBIOLO
LITTLE CYNTHIA
OUT LITTLE SECRET ROSSINI MISWAKI
TOUCH OF GREATNESS
SPORTS POST LADY M DOUBLE M
PASADENA LADY

COMPTON PLACE

Also sire of Borderlescott – Nunthorpe Stakes Gr.1 twice; Deacon Blues – British Champion Sprint Stakes Gr.2; Prolific – Richmond Stakes Gr.2; Godfrey Street – Flying Childers Stakes Gr.2; etc.

Won Darley July Cup Gr.1, second in Flying Childers Stakes Gr.2 & Gimcrack Stakes Gr.2.

Sire of 17 Gr.1 winners and sire of sires, including Gr.1 2yo sire Showcasing.

OUR LITTLE SECRET

Won 6 races including City Wall Stakes L, Chester, 5f. Dam of 5 winners. From the family of Palacegate Episode and top sprinter and sire Dutch Art.

Extended Pedigree


1st Dam
OUR LITTLE SECRET (IRE), won 6 races at 3 to 5 years and £47,149 including
  • totesport.com City Wall Stakes, Chester, L., placed 12 times;
dam of 5 winners-
  • PEARL SECRET (GB) (2009 c. by Compton Place (GB)), subject stallion.
    PEARL BRIDGE (GB) (2010 g. by Avonbridge (GB)), won 1 race at 3 years and
    • £9433; also won 7 races at 4, 6 and 7 years, 2017 in Qatar and £93,054.
  • BATTEN THE HATCHES (GB) (2014 g. by Harbour Watch (IRE)), won 2 races at
    • 3 years, 2017 and £16,832 and placed3times, died at 4 years.
  • GET UP AND DANCE (GB) (2013 f. by Makfi (GB)), won 1 race at 3 years and
    • placed once, from only 3 starts.
  • SECRET ROMANCE (GB) (2011 f. by Sakhee's Secret (GB)), won 1 race at 2
    • years and placed once, all her starts.

2nd Dam
SPORTS POST LADY (IRE), won 4 races at 2 and 3 years and placed 8 times;
dam of 4 winners including-
  • OUR LITTLE SECRET (IRE) (f. by Rossini (USA)), see above.

3rd Dam
PASADENA LADY, unraced;
dam of 6 winners including-
  • PALACEGATE EPISODE (IRE), Jt 3rd top rated 3yr old filly in Germany in
    • 1993, Champion older mare in Germany in 1994, won 11 races at home, in
      Germany and in Italy including Premio Omenoni, Milan, Gr.3, St Hugh's
      Stakes, Newbury, L., Iduna-Nova Flieger Preis, Koln, L. (3 times), Dortmunder
      Flieger-Spielbank Hohensyburg, Dortmund, L.; dam of winners.
      KING QUANTAS (IRE), Champion 2yr old colt in Scandinavia in 2000, 7
      • races in Norway and in Sweden including Polar Cup, Ovrevoll, Gr.3.
    • Longing To Dance (GB), placed twice at 2 years including second in Flame
      • of Tara EBF Stakes, Curragh, L., from3starts; dam of BE MY GAL (GB), 2
        races at home and in France including Prix de Psyche, Deauville, Gr.3.
    • Halland Park Lass (IRE), ran 3 times; dam of DUTCH ART (GB), 3rd top rated
      • 2yr old in Europe in 2006, 4 races at home and in France including Middle
        Park Stakes, Newmarket, Gr.1 and Prix Morny, Deauville, Gr.1, second in
        July Cup, Newmarket, Gr.1, Prix Maurice de Gheest, Deauville, Gr.1 and
        third in 2000 Guineas, Newmarket, Gr.1; sire, UP (IRE), 3 races including
        Irresistible Jewel Blandford Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, placed second in Poule
        d'Essai des Pouliches, Longchamp, Gr.1; grandam of Grecian Light (IRE),
        1 race at 2 years, placed second in May Hill Stakes, Doncaster, Gr.2.
  • PALACEGATE JACK (IRE), won 15 races including Timeform Harry Rosebery
    • Trophy, Ayr, L. and Tattersalls Breeders Stakes, Curragh, L.
  • ANOTHER EPISODE (IRE), won 11 races at 2, 3 and 5 years including Roses
    • Stakes, York, L., placed second in Molecomb Stakes, Goodwood, Gr.3.

“From a sire line renowned for producing classy sprinters, Pearl Secret is a member of the same hardy family that provided Dutch Art, now a multiple Group One producing sire. This is a pedigree that shouts speed top to bottom.”

Nancy Sexton, Racing Post Bloodstock correspondent

Pearl Secret Race Record

GR.2 WINNING SPRINTER

At 2 Won

5f Maiden, York

At 3 Won

5f Scurry Stakes L, Sandown Park

Won

5f Conditions Stakes, York

At 4 3rd

5f King’s Stand Stakes Gr.1, Royal Ascot, to Sole Power. “…ran a blinder, confirming that he’s a Group 1 sprinter…”

At 5 Won

5f Beverley Bullet Sprint Stakes L, Beverley, beating Mirza, Line Of Reason, Kingsgate Native

Won

5f Faulkner Conditions Stakes

2nd

5f Temple Stakes Gr.2, Haydock Park, by ½l conceding 8lb to Hot Streak

At 6 Won

5f Temple Stakes Gr.2, Haydock Park, beating Jack Dexter, Danzeno, Hot Streak, Kingsgate Native, Goldream, G Force, Take Cover

4th

5f King’s Stand Stakes Gr.1, Royal Ascot, to Goldream

4th

5f Prix de l’Abbaye Gr.1, Longchamp, to Goldream

“Pearl Secret was the quickest and toughest horse that I have ever trained. With a bit more luck he would have won a Group One.”

David Barron, Trainer

“Pearl Secret was an unbelievably fast horse and a real tough competitor. His run in the Temple Stakes was only a glimpse of what could have been. He was unlucky not to get that Group One win.”

George Baker, jockey

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Pearl Secret wins the 5f Temple Stakes Gr.2 beating Gr.1 winners Goldream, Kingsgate Native, G Force, etc.

Pearl Secret Stud Record

First foals in 2018 averaged over 4x his stud fee:

First foals made 42,000gns, €40,000, 26,000gns, €28,000, etc. 
Sold to Jamie Railton x2, Tally-Ho Stud, Redwall 
Bloodstock, Norris/Huntingdon, etc. 

First yearlings in 2019. Supported with 60 mares in his first book:

Voom Voom - a half-sister to triple Gr.1 winning sprinter The Tin Man and Gr.2 winning sprinter Deacon Blues
Bertorizzia - a half-sister to Sands Of Mali winner of the 2018 Gr.1 QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes and Gr.2 Gimcrack Stakes
Dams of Stakes horses: 
Bartel, Bear Faced, Chelsea Lad, Final Answer, Jack Who’s He, No Education, Sweet Cecily 
Stakes performing mares: 
Ermine, Velvet, Kezia 

Strong second book includes:

Dakhla Oasis - Gr.2 German 1,000 Guineas winner
Conselice – Gr.3 Italian 1,000 Guineas winner & Listed winner
Kezia – multiple Stakes performer
Stakes producing mares: 
Tilly’s Chilli, Sweet Cecily, Zafeen Speed, No Education, Bartel 
Own/half-sisters to Gr.1/2 winners: 
Assertive, Creaking Board, Dandino, Folk Opera, Tariq, The Trader 
Daughters of: 
Caerlina - winner of the Gr.1 Prix de Diane Hermes
Souvenance - Stakes winner and 3rd Italian Oaks
Daughters of own/half-sisters to Gr.1/2 winners: 
Yesterday, Quarter Moon, Avonbridge, Cape Cross, Naissance Royale, 
Hellvelyn, Sander Camillo, Three Valleys, Mixed Blessing, Treble Heights 

BEST PROGENY

42,000gns Colt ex Ermine And Velvet

Sold to Jamie Railton Sales Agency, consigned by Glashare House Stud at Tattersalls

26,000gns Colt ex Indigo Beat

Sold to Torard House Stud, consigned by Salcey Forest Stud at Tattersalls


€40,000 Colt ex Kirunavaara

Sold to Tally-Ho Stud, consigned by Bucklands Farm & Stud at Goffs


€28,000 Colt ex Mastoora

Sold to Old McDonnell Farm B/S, consigned by Nanallac Stud at Goffs


€20,000 Colt ex Mothers Finest

Sold to Jamie Railton Sales Agency, consigned by Salcey Forest Stud at Goffs


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